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Upcoming events

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus

Curious to know more about the University of Oslo? Feel free to join us for a free guided campus tour!

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

Prof. Ben Harbert from the Department of Performing Arts, Georgetown University (Washington DC), will present his research on music in Louisiana prisons on August 24, and participate in a free film-screening and public Q&A on August 21. 

Photo of Fabian Lange
Time and place: Aug. 24, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Fabian Lange is an Associate Professor of Economics at McGill University. He will present a paper entitled "Supervisors and Performance Management Systems", co-authored by Anders Frederiksen, and Lisa B. Kahn.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Auditorium 1, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Professor Trond Torsvik is one of three researchers interviewed for the fourth episode of the series The mind of the Universe. Trond will give a small introduction before we show the fourth episode - “the explorer”.

Demonstration with feminists
Time and place: Aug. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - Aug. 27, 2017 12:00 PM, Niels Treschows hus, HF-12,Oslo University

The Future of Feminisms in the Nordic Region Network (FFNN) invites you to attend the workshop on: New Nordic feminisms?

Photo of Matthew Ntowidigdo
Time and place: Aug. 25, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

OFS seminar. Matthew Notowidigdo is an Associate Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. He will present a paper entitled "Quantifying the Welfare Gains from Variety: A Sufficient Statistics Approach", co-authored by Kory Kroft, Jean-William P. Laliberté, and René Leal-Vizcaíno.

Time and place: Aug. 27, 2017 3:00 PM - Aug. 30, 2017 12:30 PM, University of Oslo

How do processes of social and economic change effect gender and generational relations?

We welcome you to the International Conference on gender and generations in times of social change in August 2017.

The conference is hosted by The Centre for Gender Research at the University of Oslo and is the 6th conference of the Sino-Nordic Women and Gender Studies Conference Series6th

Photo of Gordon B. Dahl
Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Gordon B. Dahl is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, San Diego. He will present a paper entitled "Intergenerational Spillovers in Disability Insurance", co-authored by Anne C. Gielen.

Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Sem.room 14, P.A. Munchs hus at Blindern

Morgenstierne lecture with Ronie Parciack.

Jon Elster
Time and place: Aug. 29, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud 4, Eilert Sundts House

Department seminar: In addition to his honory doctor lecture, Jon Elster will hold an autobiographical lecture on the topic Marx and emotions.

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Nye auditorium 13 (GA012015), Domus Medica (preklinisk I og II)

IMB Distinguished Seminar by professor David Tremethick

Jon Elster
Time and place: Aug. 30, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Aud 1, Eilert Sundt House

Jon Elster is a new honorary doctor at University of Oslo and will hold the open lecture  On Anger in history. 

Photo of Jonathan Heathcote
Time and place: Aug. 30, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Jonathan Heathcote is a monetary advisor in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus - Undervisningsrom 2

Tor Egil Førland, Professor of History at the Department of Archaeology, conservation and history, University of Oslo, is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. The Lecture is open for everyone!

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs building, Sem.room 10

By Julie Yu-Wen Chen (University of Helsinki). Open for all.

Photo of Luigi Pistaferri
Time and place: Aug. 31, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Luigi Pistaferri is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He will present a paper entitled "Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth", co-authored by Andreas Fagereng, Luigi Guiso, and Davide Malacrino.

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Arne Næss' Auditorium, Georg Morgenstierne hus

Ellen Bialystok is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Lifelong Bilingualism: Reshaping Mind and Brain. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome! 

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Theological Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Professor Dr. Thomas Kaufmann and Professor Dr. Yvonne Sherwood are new honorary doctors at the University of Oslo, Faculty of Theology. They will both give a lecture in a seminar with the topic "Afterlife of the reformation. Biblical reception and cultural impact".   The seminar is open to everyone. Welcome!

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Stallen i Professorboligen

Professor Patricia Kameri-Mbote (University of Nairobi) and professor David Garland (New York University) give lectures on the occasion of receiving honorary doctoral degrees at the University of Oslo.

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Blindern and sentrum

The University of Oslo (UiO) will be celebrating its 206th anniversary on Friday 1 September. The programme features mini lectures and cake, a lunch with a cultural theme and the Kristine Bonnevie lectures. The day will conclude with a ceremony in the University Aula involving the conferment of honorary doctorates and the award of the UiO's four prizes and the King's gold medals, followed immediately by a tapas reception. Everyone is heartily welcome to attend!

Picture of Honorary Doctor Sylvia Richardson.
Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 3, Blindern

Professor and Director Sylvia Richardson will receive the Honorary Doctorate from the University of Oslo. She will hold an open Lecture on A personal view of statistics as a tool for discovery in the health Sciences. Welcome!

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Helga Eng's hus, Blindern, Oslo

We welcome you to two open lectures! Meave Leakey on "Milestones in the story of us – why and when did we come to be?", and Alan Alda on "Getting beyond a blind date with science". This event is part of the University’s annual celebration.

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:40 AM - 12:00 PM, Arne Næss Auditorium, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Prasenjit Duara is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Sustainability and the Crisis of Transcendence: The Long View from Asia. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome! 

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017, University of Oslo

ARENA is strongly represented at the ECPR General Conference 2017 in Oslo. Our researchers will participate in around 20 different panels and sections.  

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Blindern Campus

Lecture "A new era of medicine with induced pluripotent stem cells – iPS cells" and panel discussion "Implications of Stem Cell Therapy for Patients and Society" with Shinya Yamanaka, 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine.